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Howard A Sutherland (#47002050)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I am no longer living in Knoxville,TN. We have moved to Port Saint Lucie,FL. I began to assemble a family tree in an effort to learn more about my predecessors, to find out more about who they were, what they did, where they lived and what became of them when they passed on. This project led me to Findagrave and thanks to other Findagrave members I was able to learn where many of my relatives were buried and see their markers. As family members are scattered around the country it is difficult if not impossible to visit them all. As a way to pay back the kindness of those members taking photos for our family, I began taking photographs of headstones for others and creating memorials. It has become an interesting and relaxing hobby. If I have created a memorial page for a relative of yours and you would like it transferred to your care just let me know. Also, please keep in mind when you request a photo that many cemeteries are large and not well marked. Without information about the plot location the plots can be time consuming to find. Try to contact the cemetery by mail or phone and obtain any info. about the plot location to help myself and other Findagrave volunteers find your loved ones resting place and take the photo you desire. I would also like to give special thanks to Robert A. McGinnis. Robert is the Knox County Cemetery Historian and his efforts in researching and documenting all the cemeteries in Knox County, Tenn. and many in surrounding counties have been a great help to those of us that walk the cemeteries in search of headstones. Thank you Robert ! Questions pertaining to interments at Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville should be directed to Alix Dempster at 865-522-1424 or info@oldgraycemetery.org. Quite often she has additional information relating to those interments.
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Jackie Dare
RE: Stephen Miles
Thanks for adding the notation to his memorial.
I was wondering why they reordered a headstone since there was no date on the headstone in the first place unless they realized their mistake before the first headstone arrived.
Thanks for the correction.
Jackie Dare
Added by Jackie Dare on Jul 15, 2016 12:25 AM
Sue Petres
Isaac Fiender
Would you please consider transferring Isaac Fiender to me? He is a ggg uncle of mine who died at age 17 in the Siege of Knoxville. He never married or had children, so I would like to see that he is memorialized in the best way possible. Unfortunately, the government spelled his name wrong and I am beginning to work with the VA in getting this corrected. If I can get his name corrected on the Find A Grave entry as well and I have control of it, I can post some of his Civil War documents on the site that I obtained at the National Archives.

Thanks for considering it!

Sue Petres
Added by Sue Petres on Jul 04, 2016 12:21 PM
Will Stamps
Find A Grave Memorial# 97770727
Would you consider transferring the memorial to Margaret Thornton Tankersley Stamps to me. I ah Margaret's great great grandmother. Thank you for your consideration.
Added by Will Stamps on Jul 02, 2016 1:08 PM
Will Stamps
Find A Grave Memorial# 97770727
Would you consider transferring the memorial to Margaret Thornton Tankersley Stamps to me. I ah Margaret's great great grandmother. Thank you for your consideration.
Added by Will Stamps on Jul 02, 2016 11:49 AM
Michelle Hillier
RE: Infant Osborn
ok thanks. I probably had a brain fart. Not an easy cemetery. Beside being large, it has several yellow jackets nests and a skunk that likes to roam around, lol! Lots of distractions.
Added by Michelle Hillier on Jun 25, 2016 7:46 PM
William Stark
D, W. Crawford #2967704
Note that the name on the headstone is for David Crowfoot but the name on the memorial is for D.W. Crawford.
Added by William Stark on Jun 23, 2016 9:49 PM
Frances B Maddox
Nancy Jane McMillan Armstrong.
This should be John as Nancy's father not James.... Trying to get these McMillans correct is challenging sometimes.

He and his wife are buried in the Strawberry Plaines Cemetery. Nancy is buried in the Spring Place Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Thanks for all the great work.
Frances Bennett Maddox
Added by Frances B Maddox on Jun 23, 2016 5:50 PM
Glenda Rowland
RE: Katherine Goode
Thank you. I appreciate your help.
Added by Glenda Rowland on May 29, 2016 4:03 PM
Glenda Rowland
RE: William Hunt
Thank you for adding the links and other information. I do appreciate your help. He is a distant relative and I was just happy to find him. No need for transfer.
Added by Glenda Rowland on May 24, 2016 8:14 AM
helene corbett barone bond
Hello!
Hi Howard,

It was so great to find my grandmother and grandfathers tomb stone. Are we related in some way? My grandmother was
Helene A. Sutherland.
I live in California and I was named after her. It would be great to hear from you.

Thanks for all your work.

Helene
Added by helene corbett barone bon... on May 18, 2016 5:33 PM
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